Nite Ride

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Caught this rider one evening after a shoot. I had stopped by the side of the road, when this large group of riders came by. I caught this one separate from the rest of the group. Generaly, way too noisy for any picture I would keep, but this one has a unique look that I really like.


Pinetree3 - May 02, 2009 05:06 AM EDT
Thank you. I took this photo about two years ago, and have toyed with posting it. As time has gone on, the shot has grown on me, and I felt compelled to share it. Have to agree with the sense of loneliness, danger and I would add committment/passion/dedication of the rider to train in this setting. In fact, the background is the Port of Oakland. It is a good place to ride at night since there is almost no activity on these wide open streets at night.
Alfresco - May 01, 2009 11:47 PM EDT
The solitary rider on the big expanse of road and the harshness of the lighting gives a sense of loneliness and a little danger to the image. Any cars or other riders would have spoiled the effect. A very cool image!!

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